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to be joining us later. it was just one week ago tonight that barack obama won reelection to the presidency ending a heated political campaign and hopefully setting the stage for the healing that this country so desperately needs. >> the white house has received online petitions from not so proud americans in 20 states who would like to secede from the union. (laughter) wait! i'm not sure exactly which 20 states those are or which people in those 20 state bus i think i can best express how i feel about these states and people in the word of the great william wonka. >> (flatly) stop, don
is outrageous. >> phony outrage. mccain, graham and others do what they say is spreading the white house message and it was not terrorism. and mccain addressed obama's remarks saying he understood the president was not happy with him, but -- >> this president -- this administration has been guilty of caw loss sal incompetence or engaged in a cover up. >> meanwhile, earlier mccain was asked if there is a security threat that exceeded that of the libya attack. >> i say with great respect that is one of the dumbest questions i have ever heard. >> thank god he said it with great respect. >> you were saying in the green room mccain should move on and stop asking questions about libya. as far as they are concerned the administration has been honest up and front. i have to say that surprised me. >> i will stick to it right here. the truth of the matter is it was real schoolyard stuff. on the face of it it seems normal. that was the tone. he is protecting the woman, but it sounded condescending. it is like, why are you picking on a girl? he implied john mccain was a coward for physical picking on her wh
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would have had a negative indication. >> as for general john allen, the white house and lawmakers continued to express confidence in his leadership, but his promotion is on hold. >>> from addition to discussing the patraeus scandal, president obama addressed the fiscal cliff and the attack on libya today. it's his first press conference since his reelection. they'll block because of comments she made after the attack on benghazi. >> go after the u.n. ambassador who had nothing to do with benghazi but to smudge her reputation is outrageous. >> i gathered the families of these brave americans who were murdered who believe that we are picking on any one. >> make a serious debt. >> the president there also talking about finding solutions with congress to avoid the so-called fiscal cliff. one way to avoid it so to extend the tax cuts only to those making less than $250,000 a year. the deadline for reaching a deal, new year's eve. >>> well, last night we told you about a hearing today for a washington pain doctor fighting for his right to prescribe the drugs right here in dc. well, thin
, thank you. president obama picked up the phone today, hoping to prevent an all-out war. nancy cordes is at the white house for us tonight. nancy. >> reporter: scott, both the president and the vice president have now spoken to israeli prime minister netanyahu, and bespite some tensions between these leaders recently, we're told the two men expressed their support for israel's right to defend itself while also urging him to try to limit civilian casualties. white house officials told us today the onus is on hamas and not on israel to try to deescalate this conflict. they say they've reached out to other allies in the region, like turkey, asking them to pass that message along to hamas as well. in fact, secretary of state clinton, we're told, reached out to egypt's foreign minister today, asking him to deliver that message personally when he visits gaza tomorrow, scott. >> pelley: nancy, thank you very much. today, a congressional investigation had a look at video recorded by security cameras the night of the attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. as you know, four americans
the white house or anyone on capitol hill about the investigation sooner. president obama didn't find out about it until after election day. >> we do not share outside the justice department, outside the fbi, the facts of ongoing investigations. we made the determination as we were going through the matter, that there was not a threat to national security. >> holder says it was an impartial investigation and it was not treated any differently because of the people involved. again, general petraeus is not facing any criminal charges. >>> a murder trial involving a former bowie state university student is now in the hands of a jury. within the past hour, both sides in the 'licalexis simpson trial wrapped up. prince george's county bureau chief tracee wilkins tells us what simpson said on the stand today. >> reporter: two girls who did not like each other. they had a number of arguments throughout the school year before this incident happened. these are also two girls who came to school packing knives. in fact, today the prosecution used the deceased's knife to show an example of just how bi
it. yeah, we get it. followers. >> all right. abe livingon is returning to the white house tonight. speel stephenberg and the members of the cast of "lincoln" will be joining president obama for a screening of the film. cast members expected to attend are sally field and tommy lee jones. >>> stephanie bon jovi, the 19-year-old daughter of bonn john joefy was hospitalized and faces drug charges after a heroin overdose. they found bon jovi unresponsive in a dorm on her college campus. police later discovered heroin, marijuana and drug paraphernalia in the room. that led to her arrest. >>> dave matthews group is the late toast pledge aid. the band is donating all sales from the november 30 aj concert to a hurricane relief fund. they're expected to bring in $1 million. way to go, dave. >>> finally, access hollywood asked ben affleck, the 2002 sexiest man alive if channing tatum is deserving of the title. check out what he had to say. >> i think he is and always has been. channing is a really good guy. he's a very good guy. an extremely sexy man. i mean what else can you say? >> is and
returning to the white house later this afternoon. >> president obama is touring staten island following up to the cleanup and the efforts after hurricane sandy. mark, who is covering the white house, covers the white house and covering this event, tweets that during his visit to a shelter and assistance tents on staten island, president obama offers words of consolation to locals and thanks volunteers. we expect to hear some comments from president obama. we'll stay here live. we'll also let you know that we are expecting a news briefing coming up at about 2:00 p.m. eastern from the attorney general, eric holder. this is in relation to the settlement announced today b.p. oil's paying $4.5 billion fine, settlement, in the case for the gulf coast oil spill. that news conference is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. eastern. we hope to take you there live. >> as you can see in that mob of folks from staten island and reporters the president is actually in new york. he came up just a bit earlier today and started his afternoon in new york with a helicopter tour above some flooded and burned out sections
>>> back to "hardball" now in the "side show." yesterday i told you about the angry petitions to the white house asking that certain states be allowed to secede from the union now that president obama has been re-elected. texas was the leader of the pack with one petition counting 70,000 signatures by yesterday afternoon. jon stewart weighed in. >> i think i can best express how i feel about these states and people in the words of the great william wonka. stm. >> stop. don't. come back. [ cheers and applause ] >> at least now i'm beginning to understand why southern states were so hesitant to get rid of the confederate flag. it's like keeping your fat pants after you lose some weight. you're happy for now with the new you, but pretty soon you're going to need those fat pants again! pizza! oh, demino's in staten island. >> then there's the issue of the latino vote which many republicans say they need if they have any hope of winning back the white house. listen to brian fisher, spokesman for conservative american family association they call themselves and you realize why the gop's problems
memo. mostly a waste of time. as mr. obama did what he always does, provided long-winded answers to general questions. the first question from the white house press corps should have been very simple. exactly when were you told about general petraeus, mr. president? and why was this kept secret until after the election? simple. that's the kind of question that allows no wiggle room. instead, an associated press guy asked an opinion question rather than a fact question. allowing the president to dance. >> do you think that you, as commander and chief, and the american people should have been told that the cia chief was under investigation before the election? >> obviously, there is an ongoing investigation. i don't want to comment on the specifics of the investigation. the fbi has its own protocols in terms of how they proceed. and, you know, i'm going to let director muller and others examine those protocols and make some statements to the public generally. i do want to emphasize what i have said before, general petraeus had an extraordinary career. he served this country with gr
through this once before. ridiculous going through it again. >> the petitions to secede are on the white house "we the people" website. at last check. california had 11,000 petitions. according to the website, the obama administration said they will review and respond once it reaches 25,000. >> >> a sacramento family basks in the spotlight after welcoming their new tripletts and possibly breaking a new world record. > emotions running high for jason and brittany. she gave birth to triplett boys who weighed together a total of 20-pounds. they are submitting forms to the guinness book hoping their boys tip the scales towards a world record. >> >> a close eye on the hillside that was compromises by a mud slide. unusual steps residents are making to make sure their homes are protected if the hill gives way again. >> >> the arrest of the driver suspected in the hit and run that injured the man riding this mountain bike. . >>> good evening, >> the mud has been cleared out of the street, but residents in daily city are still keeping a watchful eye on the hillside that gave way when the water ma
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on time traffic. >> president obama says half of the looming fiscal cliff could be eliminated if congress extends all tax cuts of all-americans except the highest learners. more stand offs between the white house and leaders. they won't agree to higher tax rates. joining us now to see what's at stake, marty russo. always good to see you. and former republican robert walker now executive chairman. always good to see you as well. i know we were talking about the fiscal cliff but what's dominating the headlines is general patraeus. and all of the players in this. we've already been there. i want to talk about what's ahead with the hearings with regard to libya. he will testify. marty, let me start with you . your impressions leading up to all of this and now are we getting to the knitty gritty. >> what's happening is it's more important is what did he find out? that's critical for us to know exactly what happened. we still don't have all the facts about what exactly took place. we need to find that out. it's important to get it done. i'm glad to see he's coming back to testify. >> we're look
element that looks like a terrorist attack in the she served as fondness for obama's political gain to defend the white house. of course that's not what the white house is saying and today in one of the intelligence briefings we heard from a democrat house staffers they are who said the community reaffirmed that information available at the time. she was repeating the information they provided her. >> intelligence committees he mentioned closed-door meetings and not hear from david trias just resigned direct her. what do they want to know from former petraeus? >> are you currently we will petraeus, but they said this would be specifically topping out the. there's not going to be anything about the investigation, this is about what sort of information he had as cia director about the threat before the attack and also why the information coming back to washington about the attack is so confusing. they don't understand what strength he was getting real-time on why they made a mistake in the week they initially characterized the attack. >> what to think of you looking for the coming wee
out of the white marsh area. southbound traffic is seeing some delays prior to 32. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> president obama will be back on the ground meeting with the victims of super storm sandy. he is expected to visit s.i. and the rockaway -- he is expected to visit staten island and the rockaways. 11 people were killed after oil flooded the gulf. israeli aircraft are conducting air strikes on targets in southern gaza. so for three israelis have been killed by those rockets. egypt is asking for the u.s. to intercede diplomatically. >> safety officials are urging the government to make the latest technologies standard on all new cars and trucks. many of the safety features now come on higher-end vehicles. some stores are recycling black friday deals from last year. jane king has the bloomberg business report. >> good morning. the food and drug administration investigating whether energy drinks or responsible for the deaths of people. it does recommend people consume no more than two bottles today. monster energy drinks are cited in the deaths of five people. the c
possibly being treasury secretary, but rather the czar of the fiscal botox. the white house is apparently wary of a guy who both sides seem to like. >> he will talk like this. liz: that's italian. >> no. [laughter] >> it's really not erskine bowles say nobody is the obama administration. the series here for a minute. if you're right about the physical if you have to worry about what the story means because erskine bowles is a guy that can get in the middle of republicans and democrats. republicans like and, clinton's former chief of staff. he has close ties. liz: a business guy. >> a business guy with close ties to a lot of republicans. he has support from democrats. a lifelong democrat. he is a guy that can bring both sides together, and the fact is, the obama administration is not just distancing themselves. they said, we don't want any part of you, at least right now. he is telling people he will be treasury secretary. no way. liz: he doesn't want to. >> that is where it is a little murky. they don't want him. they really don't want him. from what i understand, as of now it is jack los
when sandy made landfall in this very rare storm in new england. yesterday at the white house president obama was asked about federal response. and he was also asked about his goals for how to deal with climate change and energy. and he seemed to really downplay any expectations of sweeping energy and climate change legislation. saying instead that he was focusing first on the economy and creating jobs. >> i am a firm believer that climate change is real, that it has impacted -- as a consequence i think we have an obligation to future generations to do something about it. and understandably i think the american people right now have been so focused and will continue to be focused on our economy and jobs and growth that if the message is somehow we're going to ignore jobs and growth simply to address climate change, i don't think anybody's going to go for that. i won't go for that. >> reporter: now, wolf, president obama said that more needs to be done. but he says he wants to have a national conversation talking to scientists, elected officials, engineers. so keeping it very broad. not
director david petraeus will testify about the attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi. >> president obama continues to come to the defense of one of the key players under scrutiny during a news conference at the white house. melanie alnwick is live with the latest on this > reporter: the controversies over this matter just keep piling on. the most recent regarding the resignation of ex-cia director general david petraeus and as you said, we did learn he will testify friday morning in a closed door hearing before the house intelligence committee. petraeus we know had visit libya on his own, conducted his own investigation into what happened there. his testimony will be before the house intelligence committee about those matters, about what he discovered but not about his affair. today, members of congress will press high-ranking intelligence officials about what really happened in benghazi. president obama addressed a multiflying controversies in his first post-election press conference first saying he saw no evidence that national security was harmed in the petraeus affair. then he came t
public response. here's what president obama had to say. this is his press conference in the white house. >> let me say specifically about susan rice, she has done exemplary work. she has represented the united states and our interest in the united nations with skill and professionalism and toughness and grace. as i have said before, she made an appearance at the request of the white house in which she gave her best understanding of the intelligence that had been provided to her. senator mccain and senator graham and others want to go after somebody, they should go after me. and i'm happy to have that discussion with them. but for them to go after the u.n. ambassador who had nothing to do with benghazi and was simply making a presentation based on intelligence that she had received and besmirch her reputation is outrageous. host: president obama at a press conference. yesterday the ambassador he was talking about is susan rice, ambassador to the u.n. here's an image of her in the "washington times." and a quote from her. the best information and best assessment we have today is that in f
unfazed by an offshore drilling ban. one state official has a plan to sidestep president obama. he's here to explain. >>> plus millionaires are the latest group to be hosted by the white house to talk about the fiscal cliff. they're just very parties there day after day. these people actually want lawmakers though to hike their taxes. one of them is here to join me and explain that. more "money" coming up next. i always wait until the last minute. can i still ship a gift in time r christmas? yeah, sure you can. great. where's your gift? uh... whew. [ male announcer ] break from the holiday stress. ship fedex express by december 22nd for christmas delivery. maybe you want to incorporate a business. orrotect your family with a will or living trust. and you'd like the help of an attorney. at legalzoom a legal plan attorney is available in most states with every personalized document to answer questions. get started at legalzoom.com today. and now you're protected. melissa: so the days are flying by, still have you noticed there is no solution in sight for the fiscal cliff. i'm getting really
casiiosstarting in early spring. mitt romney claims to have figured out what cost him the white house. house.thh former repubbican presidential candidate thinks that president obama won re- promised so--alled "gifts" to miinrities aad young voters. the comments were made yysterday during a phone call with some of romney's top prrsiient's campaign focused contraceptives to woo young women... and amnesty for children of illegal immigraatt to push hispanicc to the pools. one offromney's biggest supporters, louuiiana governor bbbby jindal, quuckky shot down the idea. "i absolutely reeect that notion, that description. i think that's absolutely wrong. i don't think that represents where we're going as aaparty. that has got to be one of the most fundamental takeaways &pfrom this election." electioo."jindal went on to say for the g-o-p to be compeeitive in future &pplections... it muut go after quote... "100 percent of the votes, not 53 perccnt". referring to earlier this year... when romney wws caught on camerr saying that 47- percent offamericans were on the government. how many engaged cooples g
but not by raising taxes. >> here we go again. president obama addressed the crisis rather and other challenges he faces in his first post-victory news conference. abc's karen travers is joining us from washington with more. hi, karen. >> reporter: good morning, rob. good morning, paula. white house officials say they were expecting the president to get tough questions and yesterday he got them on a wide range of issues. in his first press conference in eight months, president obama said the american people knew what they were getting when they re-elected him. and his takeaway from last week's results -- >> i have got a mandate to help middle-class families. >> reporter: the fiscal cliff and mandatory spending cuts and tax increases is looming at the end of the year. >> i want a big deal. i want a comprehensive deal. >> reporter: the preside reiterated he is not backing down from the campaign pledge. >> a modest tax increase on the wealthy is not going to break their backs. they'll still be wealthy. >> reporter: congressional republicans say they're welling to compromise for a deal, but on that is
lee atwater made the willie horton ad a key part of george h.w. bush's 1988 bid for the white house. and in 2012 the same ugliness took center stage in the gop primary. >> we know president obama is the best food stamp president in american history. >> i don't want to make black people's lives better by giving them somebody else's money. i want to give them the opportunity to go out and earn the money. >> you're doing it because you care about america. paul and i have not promised you a bigger check from the government. >> as atwater said, the message is coded. but what he's getting at is crystal clear. joining me now is toure, host of "the cycle" here on msnbc, and the man who tracked down the atwater tape, james carter iv. he's an opposition researcher and the grandson of president jimmy carter. thank you both for coming on the show. >> thank you. >> thank you. >> james, first of all, tell us how you got your hands on this tape. >> well, i started looking for it after some of the racially coded language in this campaign, and i came across this quote several times during my researc
about the terrorist ties and whether they knew about that. president obama took on some of those controversies in a wide- ranging press conference yesterday. republicans have been furious about what they see as a changing time line from the white house. ambassador chris stevens and three other americans were coiled trying to defend the post in that ambush. they say u.s. ambassador susan rice gave inaccurate information during her appearances on five sunday talk shows the week after the attack blaming the tax on a video that insulted the prophet mohammed. critics say it was deliberately misleading and they vow to block her nomination should she be nominated as u.s. secretary of state. rice was defended by the president yesterday. >> but for them to go after the u.n. ambassador who had nothing to do with benghazi and was simply mechanicking a presentation based on intelligence that she had received is outrageous. >> a lot of people think if she didn't have anything to do with the attack on white house then why did the white house hang her out to dry and put her on five sunday talk
if president obama nominates him for any cabinet information will do nevering their hower to stop her which did not sit well with the president. >> she made an appearance at the request of a white house and she gave her best understanding of the intelligence provided to her. >> senator mccain and senator graham and others want to go after somebody they should go after me. >> senator mccain got called out by the president there but he fired back late last night. >> it is interesting for the president to say something that juvenile. i am not picking on any one. we just said four americans died. is that picking on anybody when you want to place responsibility and find out what happened so that we can make sure it doesn't happen again? >> secretary of state hillary clinton suggested she will step down. she decides susan right they want to hear more and more about. taking a look at who is talking and charles krauthammer responding to the president calling outlaw makers for criticizing ambassador rice. president obama said come out after me instead of the diplomat who probably claimed the 9-11 attack
is at the white house this morning. chuck, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, matt. president obama thought he was going to be using his first post election press conference to make his case on the fiscal cliff and also to show a new reaching out to republicans. instead, he found himself on the receiving end of criticism from not one, but two former presidential rivals. >> good afternoon, everybody. >> reporter: at his first post election press conference, president obama reiterated his pledge to sit down with mitt romney, even offering him praise. >> there are certain aspects of governor romney's record and his ideas that i think could be very helpful. >> reporter: but while the president was paying him compliments, mitt romney was telling donors on a conference call a different story. romney said he was sorry we didn't win and he blamed his defeat on gifts the president had given to his most loyal voters, including african-americans, young voters, and hispanics. mr. romney said the president followed the old play book and with regards to the young people, for instance, a forgivene
: no offense. if you want the white house to bring you in, you have to, you know, simpson bowles was the emphasis of obama -- raising top rates. it is about bringing down rates. melissa: he pretended like it was a good idea. dissented he just threw it out there. it was an interesting intellectual idea. if the president was really worried about the fiscal cliff, which i think we will get it. that is my prediction. they are so far apart. they lose a lot if they do. we will hit that thing. the fact that you do not bring in bowles now, it seems that there is no compromise. six owns charlie gasparino, thank you so much civility i hope not. i think it would be a great story. lori: i think charlie should be the czar. i would buy popcorn and go sit there and watch. melissa: we would have to bleep the whole thing out. i think that would be the problem. there would be so much profanity. charlie: your kids could not watch. seems on they would have to put it on hbo or pay-per-view. lori: i love it. [talking over each other] president obama is promising compromise on fiscal cliff talk, but at
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